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PUCELLE, Jehan - Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PUCELLE, Jehan - Miniaturist

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French, 14th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 14th century.


The National Library in Paris preserves two pages from an early 14th century Bible illuminated by Jehan Pucelle, Anciau de Cens and Jacques Maci. These pages are of exceptional importance in the history of illuminated manuscripts. One page records the names of the three artists as follows: 'Jehan Pucelle, Anciau de Cens (and) Jaquet Maci illuminated this

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